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March 10, 2010


Well, I wasn't there. But, I do know that Angela Davis is customarily a dynamic speaker, which gives me cause to strongly protest this strange leap for an opportunity to criticize this legendary thinker and activist as soon as she has an "off day" - if it is true.

This writing is insensitive, disrespectful, manipulative, and it is a reflection of a student who needs far more homework to draw him or her out of the shadows of their (ironically) boring and lackluster writing skills.

Yet he who perceives himself less boring than his target "cast the first stone."


She didnt have an off day -- she just didnt have a focused, organized
speech. A couple of people in the audience that I spoke with after the
speech ageed with me.
We all like AD, and she had some interesting things to say as my
comments show. But believe me, it was not organized.
She told the audience that she forgot to set her timer, and she also
asked someone, from the podium, what the title of her speech was.
But dont take my word for it. Heres Peoria Journal Star critic Gary
Panettas take on the talk.

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